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Information Security Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/05/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/06/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
To drive continuous improvement of the overall information security posture across the organisation; applying a balanced approach to appropriate information security risk, control and governance, and the on-going operational requirements of the Business.

To provide the following:
- Monitoring for and Responding to Information Security Incidents
o Review and monitoring of security systems for incidents
o Initial investigation and documentation of security incidents
- Information Security Requests
o Responding to requests for advice/assistance with information security activities such as hosted service site reviews
- Reputation Management
o Work closely with selected service provider (Brandprotect)
o Forwarding instances and following up on action taken
o Monitoring the online portal for alerts of potential reputation/brand infringements
- Produce information security metric and reports
- Monitoring for security events and establishing security intelligence and baseline
- Assisting with risk assessments
- Assisting with the development/maintenance of security standards and procedures
- Perform a basic level of security testing on IT systems
- Manage the vulnerability scanning systems and perform routine vulnerability scanning
- Audit system configurations and provide guidance and assistance on hardening standards
- Assist in identifying security requirements and solution assessment
Whilst
- Maintaining the information security framework; based on industry standard best practice ISO/IEC 27001/2
- Maintaining awareness of relevant legal, statutory, regulatory and contractual obligations, as relate to information security, across the group.
- Providing guidance and assistance on information security to all personnel across the organisation, raising awareness of the published security policies, standards and guidelines; identify user training requirements where appropriate Liaise with external service support organisations as required
- Contributing to the development of and ensure compliance with defined standards, policies and processes
- Adhering to the IS Change Management process, ensuring that changes affecting our business are communicated effectively; liaising with IS colleagues to successfully plan and execute changes

HND/Degree qualifications are favourable however professional technical/security accreditations from recognised
industry bodies are preferred
Oil industry experience is favourable


Core Competencies:
- Demonstrable experience of performing a similar information security analysts' role in a prominent sector organisation or agency
- Diligent and security conscious with the ability to weigh up the threats, vulnerabilities and risks to the organisation and implement appropriate solutions or measures that do not impact the continued operation of the Business
- A methodical and structured approach to problem solving, selecting and effectively utilising appropriate methods, procedures, tools, equipment and standards, to meet all targets set
- Ability to identify gaps in the available information required to understand a problem or situation, and devise a means of remedying such gaps
- Capable of working across organisational boundaries and with multiple cultures - team player
- Proactive, adaptable, taking action and anticipating opportunities
- Maintains knowledge of relevant current and emerging technologies through literature, conferences / seminars, and professional networking with other leading practitioners and professional bodies
Technical Competencies:
Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP)
CompTIA Security+

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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